NJGenWeb: Warren County | Warren County Queries 1996-1997


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BARNES - Any information on BARNES, Uzal O., b: Jun 8, 1806 in Warren Cty NJ married Salie (Hutchison) Dodson b: Dec 31, 1803 in Columbia Cty PA. Their children: Nathan Dodson, James D., Susanna C., Eleanor V., John A., Sarah A., Hannah M., Mary Elizabeth, Eliza M., Sidney M., George N., Melissa and Uzal O. Barnes Jr. Thank You!
Posted 3/23/97
Contact Sharon Kelly
BEERS - Researching David Beers married to Mary (unknown) parents of Sarah Ann Beers b: 01 Oct 1803 in Warren County, NJ; d: 18 Aug 1880 in Harmony, Warren, NJ; m: (date unknown) John Rush b: 12 Jan 1798 in Franklin Twp, Warren, NJ; d: 21 Feb 1882 in Harmony, Warren, NJ. Ten children known: David B. Rush b: 1822 d: 1887 m: Sydney Deremer; Margaret Rush b: 1824 d: 17 Aug 1865; Peter P. Rush b: 1830 d: 1909 m: Jemina Voorhees; William C. Rush b: 1832 d: 1914 m: Samantha Deremer; Jacob F. Rush b: 1835 d: 1901 m: Rebecca Fangboner; Mary Jane Rush b: 1836 d: 28 Mar 1839; Jesse Rush b: 1838 d: 03 Mar 1839; Isaac D. Rush b: 1840 d: 27 Mar 1863; George W. Rush b: 09 Aug 1843 d: 20 Jan 1897 m: Anna M. Smith; Asa
K. Rush b: 1845 d: 30 Oct 1929 m: Rebecca Deremer. Sarah Ann Beers is my 3rd great grandmother.
Posted 1/9/97
Contact Richard L. Shoemaker, Jr.
BERGEN, TILMAN, SPENCER, JOHNSON - I am looking for information on the family of Beulah BERGEN born around 1910 in Springtown in Greenwich Twp. She married Samuel Allen JOHNSON, SR.and had 2 children, Samuel ,Jr and Doris. Her mother was Sarah BERGEN and her grandmother was Laura TILMAN OR SPENCER. Some of Sarah or Laura's siblings were Elizabeth,Berna,Myrtle,Bertha,Charles and William. I am helping my sister in law with her family research and any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.
Posted 5/1/97
Contact Linda Threadgill
BESHERRER (BESCHERER, BESHEAR), MANNING, DRAKE, HULL - families who resided near what is now Blairstown, Warren Co., NJ in the 1700's early 1800's. Descendants of these families migrated into Orange Co., NJ and took up claims in the Bounty Lands in the Finger Lakes, NY area in the late 1790's.
Abraham and John BESHERRER are both listed in the 1773, 1774 census of Knowlton Twp., Sussex (now Warren) Co., NJ.
1. An Elizabeth BESHERRER m. Benjamin MANNING (b. 1723), son of Israel "Benjamin" MANNING and Susannah SKINNER.
2. An Elizabeth BESHERRER m. Tristram HULL (b. 6 Apr 1720), son of Benjamin HULL (1680-1733) and Sarah DRAKE (b. 1686?- d. 1749). Sarah DRAKE m2 ___ DUNHAM and m3 1739 Israel FOLSOM.
Are Elizabeths #1 and #2 the same person, and--if so--is she the daughter of Abraham or John BESHERRER?
Several BESCHERER families still reside in Warren County. Are they descendants?
Any and all replies to the above query will be greatly appreciated.
John (Manning) Stewart, 434 Hawthorne Circle, Hastings NE 68901
e-mail: johns2rt@aol.com
Posted 11/10/96
Contact John Stewart
BITTERS, SKINNER - Searching for background info on Helen Bitters born late 1800's in/near Easton PA, died about 1940. She married Earl Skinner and they lived in Phillipsburg NJ for many years. Her siblings were: Natalie, Florence, Grace, Mamie, Kenneth. All are deceased and have left little information about their backgrounds other than they were from Easton PA/Phillipsburg NJ area. Florence, Grace, Natalie all moved to Jersey City NJ prior to 1916. I am Natalie's granddaughter and searching for roots prior to Helen, Natalie, and their siblings. Any help appreciated.
Posted 2/24/97
Contact Janet Thomas
BLAIR, WILSON - BLAIR John,1718, Scotland-1798 Warren Co., NJ m Mary HAZLETT, 1734-1819, dau. of Robert and Elizabeth PARKE HAZLETT BLAIR,Robert 1765-1802 NJ m Elizabeth WILSON. Mary BLAIR 1792 NJ to PA in 1819, d 1872 OH. m John WILSON, [parents unknown.], ca.1790 NJ- 1840 PA
Posted 5/1/97
Contact Pokeadell@aol.com
BOOK [BUCHS, BUCH, BUCKS, BOOKS] - Johann Georg BOOK (b. ?, Wuertenberg, Germany, d. ? aged 85 years, Union Co. PA) was married three times, thirdly to Christina METZGER (b. ?, Wuertenberg, Germany, d. ?, aged 97 years, Union Co., PA. They are known to have lived in Knowlton Twp., NJ. Their children include Magdalena (b.1757), George (b.1758), Ann (b. prob. 1760), Sophia/Sabina (b. 1762), Christine, and Barbara. J. George's children by his first two wives are known to include Conrod, John, and Jacob. Johann George BOOK appears on the 1773-4 Knowlton Twp. tax lists as George BOOK, and moves to Union Co., (then Northumberland Co.,) PA by 1775.
I am interested in any information on the BOOKs while living in Knowlton Twp. I have some information on the children mentioned above, if anyone is interested. Thanks.
Posted 5/1/97
Contact Edward Book
BUTLER - WEYDEMEYER - JONAS WEYDEMEYER married ANN BUTLER 22 Dec. 1846, Warren Co., NJ. JONAS was probably born in Bucks Co., PA. Nothing further is known about ANN BUTLER except she may be related to a JACOB C. BUTLER who witnessed a deed in which ANN bought property. JONAS and ANN had a daughter, ELIZABETH WEYDEMEYER, born April 1854, Warren Co., NJ. Seeking information on parents and siblings of ANN BUTLER and any further information on her daughter, ELIZABETH WEYDEMEYER.
Posted 2/9/97
Contact Howard Johnston

CAMPBELL: The only information of my ggrandfather, James Young Campbell before his marriage is that he was born October 18, 1819 and all of the censuses list his place of birth as "New Jersey". He married Mary Snider December 13, 1846 in Wells County, Indiana. Any information of his family would be most appreciated, would like to share information and pictures that I have.
Posted 12/19/96
Barbara Sample Schuler
CANNON - Thomas Cannon immigrated 1857, settled in Oxford (Washington Twp.) and married 1861 to Sarah Connell. He was one of children sent over by mother Bridget before she came herself. Bridget was living with him in 1870 and 1880 in Washington Twp on Mine Hill Rd. She was 78 in 1880. Looking for her death date, not in NJ index. Were they related to Honra and Michael Cannon in Hacketstown or John and Mariah Cannon in Philipsburg?
Posted 3/30/97
Contact Doug Cannon
CHATHAM, COOK, CALL, DEHAAS, FARRELL, GILINGER, WILLEVER - I'm looking for any and all available connections. My father was Walter DeHaas Chatham, Jr. He was born in Philadelphia 1 Feb 1921 (although his birth certificate may be altered to the year 1920 as are his military records). He was named for his father, born 13 Oct 1897, in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pa. That name is found in Pa, however, his mother was Helen Violet Cook Bishop. I know little of Mr. Bishop except that he had 7 children with Helen and there are Bishops all over Easton Pa and Phillipsburg, NJ. Walter, Sr. was Helen's second husband. She had 2 more children with him, my dad and Hazel (Markle). The rest of the family apparently coninues back in the Warren County history. I was born in Warren County Hospital. Any info to help me fill in the blanks of my family history is greatly appreciated.
Posted 2/7/97
Contact Betty Horn
CONNELL - Martin and Ellen Connell had children Martin; Sarah immig 1854, m. Thomas Cannon 1861 in Oxford; Winifred m. Michael Corboy (Curboy, Carboy) and lived in Oxford, and Bridget m. Thomas Leonard, Oxford and Philipsburg; Patrick died and buried in St Rose Oxford in 1870's. Patrick's stone has place in Ireland but illegible. Looking for more info about location in Ireland. Mother Ellen was in Oxford age 55 in 1870 but no info after that and not in NJ death index.
Posted 3/30/97
Contact Doug Cannon
CRATER - Seeking information on the families of William D. & Adeline Crater. They had a son born in Oxford, New Jersey in 1867. The family Eventualy moved to Pennsylvania. Any information on Crater Family would be appreciated.
Posted 3/30/97
Contact John Crater
CUFF/KEARNEY - I am trying to find out some geneologic information on Nicholas F. Cuff/ Lillian Kearney.
Posted 1/30/97
Kathleen Cuff Boyle
CYPHERS, BANGHART - My ancestor James D Cyphers born, according to the information I have, 18 Jun 1805 Belvidere, Warren County NJ. He married Keziah Banghart born 10 Apr 1810 NJ (where?) They had 13 children born in NJ & OH. Is there anyone else researching Cyphers? Who were his parnets? Her father was Michael Banghart & Mary (maiden name?) Would love to exchange information with others interested in my lines.
Posted 2/13/97
Contact Letha Marie Mowry
417 S Walnut
Maryville MO 64468 2464
DALRYMPLE, John M. - I am searching for information on my Great, Great Grandfather. His name was John M. Dalrymple born Nov. 12, 1842 in Hope, NJ to James and Elenor Dalrymple. He died in Broadway, NJ in 1917; I would like to find out his date of death.
John served during the Civil War with Company #1 of the 31st Regiment New Jersey Volunteers. I would like to find information about the 31st or any other Regiments in Warren County.
Posted 10/16/96
Contact Ray Bodine
DAVIS, KINNEY, MILLER, TAYLOR, TETER - John Kinney b abt 1760/70, d 1825 Oxford Twp., Warren Co., NJ, wife Elizabeth "Betsy" . Had children: Catherine KINNEY m. Elias TETER; Sarah KINNEY m. Philip MILLER; William KINNEY; Sydney KINNEY m1. George W. DAVIS, m2. John TAYLOR; and John KINNEY Jr.
Posted 10/26/96
Contact Tad D. Campbell
DAVIS/RANDOLPH - Looking for information on Marietta DAVIS (b.2/18/1821) who married Howell Watson RANDOLPH on 10/6/1842 in (Shiloh, NJ?) The Randolph family was from Shiloh. According to a Randolph bible, Marietta(Davis)Randolph died 8/26/1845 and was the mother of Carrie D.(Randolph) Davis who married Dr. Arnold Carpenter Davis in Walworth, WI in
1865. Howell Randolph was a member of the 7th Day Baptist Church. I don't know if other family members were of same faith.
Posted 3/23/97
Contact Calascio@aol.com
DIVES (DIVERS), CLARK - Trying to find info on my direct ancestor "Juda (Judy) Dives (Divers), b. ca. 1778, married June 14, 1798, Hardwick, NJ (now Warren Co.)...was (Sussex Co.) George Clark, b. 19 April 1771. I am seeking any info on either families, their parents, siblings, etc.
Posted 2/13/97
Contact RitRob@aol.com
EGBERT - I am looking for my great grandfather's birth details. His name was John Wolston Egbert. He married a Sara L. Appleby. I believe he was born in 1841. Which records could I look for that would reflect his birth? New Jersey Vital Statistics begin in the year 1848, so that doesn't help me. John's son, William Devoe Egbert's birth certificate lists his place of birth as Washington Township, Changewater. John's place of birth is listed only as Warren Co.
Contact Judy
I am researching the above names from Warren/Sussex counties and also across the river in the Mt. Bethel, Pa. area. The FANGBONER/FANCKBONER/FANKBONER surnames are all the same. There were 3 brothers from a GRUNADYKE FANCKBONER who each chose to spell the last name differently. I am from a little community in Michigan called Mt. Vernon in Macomb Co. There are many Warren County emmigrants buried in the cemetery ( Axford, Crissman, Coles,Fangboner, Farmer,Flumerfelt,Gulick,Hadden, Hixson,Major, Mann,Metz,Petty, Rush,
Townsend, and Voorhess to name a few. I have information on many of these.
Posted 3/15/97
Contact Mike Jackson
FAUST, HANS, LIPPINCOTT, MORGAN, RICHLINE, SELNER, SMITH - I'm looking to connect with others researching the following families:
Albert HANS, b. 1 Jan 1828 in Germany, married 1st Catherine LEIDNER, 2nd Dorothea RICHLINE and lived in Phillipsburg, NJ in the mid to late 1880's. Children include Carolina Hans HOLLAND, Barbara Hans BISHOP, Albert Hans, Jr., Fredrich Hans, Elizabeth Hans FAUST, George Washington Hans, Hannah Hans, Henry Hans, and Christina Hans CROTSLEY. Albert's brother were Franz Michael Hans married to Barbara DENIES, and Peter Hans married to Margaret STOLL.
Mary FAUST LIPPINCOTT Hoffman moved her family from Bucks County to Phillipsburg, NJ about 1900. The children who came with her and settled in the area are: Jacob Lippincott, b. Jan 1878, m. Laura May SELNER; Edwin Lippincott, b. Jan 1879, m. Joanne (Annie) E. SMITH; Warren Lippincott, b. 30 Nov 1880, m. Alice.....; and Minnie Lippincot, b. March 1885.
David MORGAN, b. 1878-1880 in Cardiff, Wales immigrated to Warren County in 1921 with his wife Mary Ellen Lewis and children: Ethel Morgan COLEMAN,Selwyn Stewart Morgan, Glendwyn Stewart Morgan, Doris Morgan SUTTON, Brymor Stewart Morgan, Cyril Stewart Morgan, Eva Morgan GRAY ROBERTS, Howell Stewart Morgan, and Dewey Stewart Morgan.
Posted 1/5/97
Contact Karen Morgan Denmark
FISHER - John A. b. 1831 d. 1904, m. Caroline Salome FRIEDRICK b. 1834 d. 1904. John and Caroline's children were Louis Adam, Anna Elizabeth, William and John. Louis m. Maggie S. CALL, Anna m. Daniel Ludwig ZIEGLER.
More info on my "http://www.skypoint.com/~jkm" home page.
Posted 10/31/96
Contact John Matthews
FLOMERFELT, FLUMERFELT, FLUMERVELT - Seeking the parents of Charles & John Flumerfelt. John (b.5/23/1834 in NJ) & Minnie Jenkins had son Elijah (b. 2/9/1873 near Tunkhannock) later in AZ. Charles married Eliza Shove had 4 sons Edwin (b.1860 near Rush,PA). Samuel (b.1863), Charles L.(b.1865), Gilbert (b.1868). I have others information on the decendents of Elijah and Edwin, but not the othersers.Believe all are decendents of Zacharias Flumervelt (Flomerfelt) of Bethlehem Twp., Hunterdon Co., NJ.
Posted 1/14/97
Contact David Flomerfelt
FOLEY/DUFF/CLOUGHSSEY of Oxford, Warren New Jersey.
James FOLEY came from Ireland in the 1850s with his brothers Andrew, John and Peter. They worked for a time in the iron works of Danville, Montour County PA. James married Mary MCGUIRE. Before they left PA, James died. Mary moved with her 4 young sons (Thomas, Wilaim, James, and Peter) and her brother-in-laws to Oxford, NJ in the 1860's. The family worked in the Iron mines and Iron Works there in Oxford. Mary married John DUFF and had several more children. Mary died in Oxford in 1913.
Thomas FOLEY, son of Mary was born in Danville PA in 1859. He married Norah CLOUGHSSEY (born 1861) in Oxford at St. Rose Catholic Church in 1879. Norah, her two brothers Edward and Thomas had come from New York with their father David sometime before 1880 to work the Mines. Father David and Thomas CLOUGHSSEY later moved to Patterson, NJ.
If you are related or have any info, please respond
Posted 3/30/97
Contact Michael Dowd
FRIES, KING, AUBLE - Looking for family of Adam FRIES b. 28 Feb. 1756. Married Elizabeth KING, b. ca. 1764, reportedly in what was then Sussex County. Also looking for information about the AUBLE family. I have general information from immigrant Andreas ABLIN on, but would like to check it against other sources and find out more if I can.
Posted 1/22/97
Contact Margo
GARRISON, WELCH/WELSH - Seeking parents of Louisa Garrison, b. NJ 28 MAR 1819, d. 28 FEB 1902, bur. St. James Lutheran Churchyard ("Straw Church") Greenwich Twp, Warren Co., NJ; married Christopher WELCH (WELSH); her mother's maiden name might have been EVERETT/EVERITT; Louisa perhaps b., married in Hunterdon Co.; is in 1860 Census in Warren Co.
Posted 11/17/96
Contact Noelle Van Pulis
HARDIMAN - Bridget Hardiman immigrated 1859 from Ireland. Married William Kimpel about 1869 and raised family in Oxford. He had brewery and salloon with brother. Her brother John lived in Oxford. Possible relative Hugh Hardiman also lived there. Believe they came from Galway. Trying to find more about location in Ireland.
Posted 3/30/97
Contact Doug Cannon
HARRIS, COFFIN, SAYLOR - Looking for any information on David HARRIS who married Mary COFFIN in Warren County, November 17, 1832 by C. Stout. I do not know if this was a church or civil marriage ceremony. Mary Coffin may have been previously married with the maiden name of SAYLOR. Any help would be greatly appreciated; I will share all later information on this family.
Posted 11/28/96
Contact Dick Musselman
HERRE - Looking for information on spouse of Christian Friederich HERRE. Christian was a tailor by trade. He was born in Germany. He lived in Hackettstown, Warren county, NJ at least during 1861 to 1870. Later relocated to Fremont, Dodge, NE. He was a member of the Salem Luthern Church and Royal Arch Masons of Fremont, Dodge, NE. Your help will be appreciated.
Posted 5/1/97
Contact Russ Herre
HENRIE/HENRY, COOKE, MCCULLOUGH - Searching for information concerning Warren Co Families: William HENRIE (HENRY) (d. 1756) and Hannah COOKE (dau of Arthur COOKE son of John COOKE) she remarries to Benjamin McCullough: her son Michael HENRIE, born in Warren Co.,NJ.marries an Elizabeth before 1772, living in Springfield township in 1790 when the census was taken. -any information concerning these families would really help clarify the picture. (John Cooke had 1100 acres in NJ and it was handed down to his son Arthur who had but one child (Hannah). She married William Henrie (as he spelled it). He died in 1756 leaving 6 children all under age. His wife gave them most of her land but some she kept for herself.)
Posted 2/9/97
Contact James Bissell
HOCKENBERRY, BABCOCK - Hockenberry, speciffically, Seth Hockenberry. Seth was married to a Sarah Babcock and had a son, Corsen, born 12/26/1866, so it is possible that Seth was born c.1846, or there about. Looking to confirm any information concerning Seth, including
Posted 2/9/97
Contact Dave Hockenberry
HULSHIZER, DeWITT - Seeking info (especially parents) on Godfrey HULSHIZER, b abt 1814/18 NJ; d bef 1900; m Rosana DeWITT, b abt 1840 OH. They had ch: Andrew, b Jul 1860;
George W., b Dec 1863; Amy/Emma, b abt 1865; Parcus, b Aug 1866;and Frank, b Nov 1868 (all born Mason Co, IL). Godfrey HULSHIZER was a miller by trade. The family is in Havana Twp, Mason Co, IL in the 1860 census, and in Mason City Twp, Mason Co, IL in the 1870 census. Have not been able to identify Godfrey in NJ, where he and his parents are supposed to have been born. Most of the HULSHIZER family seems to have been in Warren and Hunterdon Counties (NJ). Any help gratefully appreciated.
Posted 11/7/96
Contact Jerri McCoy
INSCHO, INSCO, INCO - Searching for any information on this family name. Found on the 1793 Militia census of NJ in the town of Grannage (Greenwich) Sussex County, now Warren. Family later moved to Cambria County, PA.
Posted 11/22/96
Contact Pam Hall
JARRARD - I have called the town offices of Bloomsbury only to find that they have no ancient records, as they were not incorporated until 1800's. My ancestor, ISAAC JARRARD, a miller alive at the time of the Revolution,"lived at Bloomsbury 50 years" and his son William, at Hackettstown in census 1840. I'd like to find his marriage (to Elizabeth___) or interment...only record I've encountered was baptism of a child by a travelling minister at Mesconetcong meeting through Pennsylvania Historical Magazine. Are there any headstone records or baptismal/marriage records for Bloomsbury area? His grandchildren went to church at Mt.Lebanon Church, Washington Township...on the Hunterdon Co. side I think? The cemetery there is reported to be extant, but difficult...any suggestions? Warren Co. Historical Society has been helpful, but appear stumped! Thank you for any suggestions you may be able to make!
Posted 2/9/97
Contact Jennifer Morrison
KANE - VOORHIES - DAVID KANE, born 5 Oct. 1810, New Jersey, died 15 Dec. 1892, buried at Honey Grove, TX. He married SARAH B. VOORHIES, 6 Aug. 1836, Warren Co., NJ. SARAH B. VOORHIES was born 18 Nov. 1815, NJ; died 25 Dec. 1881, Fannin County, TX. DAVID and his family were in Oakland Co., MI in 1845. Shortly after the civil war they removed to Fannin County, TX. Would like information regarding the parents and siblings of both
Posted 2/9/97
Contact Howard Johnston
KELLY (KELLEY), COOL (or McCOOL)- I am searching for information on my gggrandfather Samuel KELLY, b.NJ and his wife Elsie M. COOL (or McCOOL), b.NJ. They were married 3 Mar 1826 in Johnsonburg, Warren Co., NJ and had at least one child (my ggrandfather) John Karson KELLY, b.abt 1843 in Argentine, Genesee, MI.
More info on my "http://members.tripod.com/~stoliker/index.html" home page.
Posted 11/27/96
Contact Louis R. WARD, Jr.
KINNEY - Researching parents of Isaac V. Kinney, b: 1838 probably Warren, New Jersey, d: 1882; m: Mary M. Bell b: 03 Dec 1840 d: 11 Dec 1918 in Phillipsburg, Warren, NJ, buried Stewartsville, NJ. Five children known: Lizzie Kinney b: ? d: ?; Luther Kinney b: ? d: ?; James Kinney b: 1864 d: 1865; Sybilla Kinney b: 29 Jul 1870 d: 25 Mar 1941 m: 01 Feb 1890 to Abram Smith Rush; Isaac Kinney b: 1872 d: 1891. Isaac V. Kinney is my 2nd great grandfather.
Posted 1/9/97
Contact Richard L. Shoemaker, Jr.

KLEINHANS, Jacob, was born in Belvidere 1782, married Eva Butz. They had 5 children: (i)John married Elizabeth---; (ii)Daniel had 2 sons, Walter and Lindley; (iii)Sidney (fem) married Rev David Graves; (iv)Henry; and (v)Jacob, b. 1813. [In 1865 Daniel built the mansion on Harwick St which later became the Presbyterian Home for the aged, and still later the annex to the county courthouse and county library.] Son Jacob m. twice (1)Sarah Bellis and had 6 children: (i)Annie, (ii)Emily b.1848, (iii)Molly b.1850, (iv)Lina, (v)Henry b.Oct 3, 1846 in Hainesburg, NJ d. May 11, 1891, (vi)Anthony d. age 7 mos. (2) unknown had 4 children: (vii)John m. Orpha DeGroat in Blooming Grove, PA; (viii)Edgar, (ix)Bertha, and (x)Jacob. I have more information on Henry's line. I wish to find out more about the first Jacob's ancestors, and fill in details about his descendants. Happy to share whatever information I have with whoever is interested.
Posted 3/23/97
Contact Paula Nelson (wife of John Lindley Kleinhans)
KUYKENDALL, KERKENDALL, CUICKENTHAEL, KIRKENDALL - The earliest I have is a Jacob Kuykendall who was an Indian trader guide for a boundry Commission to fix the beginning of the Delaware River in 1714. One Jacob Cuickendal ran a canoe ferry from Phillipsburg NJ to
Easton PA. He had a farm in NJ and 30 acres in Easton, until the local Sheriff David Martin seized it all for taxes in 1737, including the Phillipsburg farm. A deputy was low bidder in Easton. One year later David Martin was granted exclusive ferry rights for 10 miles each way on The Delaware, and took over from his deputy, quitting as sheriff, to operate the King Georges ferry grant at Easton.
Other family members owned property as Dutch settlers, claiming large farms on the NJ side of the Delaware River from Phillipsbug and the Water Gap, Minnisink Island, and what later became Port Jervis NY. A Samuel Kuykendall built the first jail in Goshen NY where he served as Justice of the Peace. These Kuykendall decendants of a Nieu Amsterdam soldier in the 1654 army of Peter Stuyvesant records seem not to exist in early New Jersy records, although they were on the old Mine Road that shipped copper and silver ore, coal and farm products via Newburg NY old port facilities. Records in early Dutch and Dutch Reformed Churches seem to list many decendants or possibly new immigrants from Holland in the NY cities of Kingston and Poughkeepsie, and few from the many other DRC churches. At least 4 DRC churches existed on the old Mine Road, some for nearly 100 years of peace with the Indians. Quaker attempts to cheat Indian tribes led to war by 1740, and legal land thefts of Dutch farmers lands after 1675 by English rulers and 1783 Quakers took over many farms, forcing removal of Kuykendall decendants to North Carolina. These have been well documented, as have most of the later moves to Texas as early as 1830 Austin Colony. The copper and silver mining suddenly were lost, since Dutch settlers and Indians no longer were friendly to the English courts.
Before the use of Durham PA area to build the famous Durham boats of the Delaware River and Washington crossing the Delaware River fame, using local iron and coal sources, a number of mines had existed in the general vicinity, puportedly by 'German" miners who built early canal
boats and shipped their products by canal boat up and down the Delaware. A record existed in a local newspaper about a wagon and team crashing into a deep hole when the mine pit supports gave way in 1722. I am interested in the early Kuykendall records in what has been a vain attempt to locate the parents and birthplace on 9 May 1809 of Issac Kerchanthael, later Kerkendall. It may have been in Harmony Township NJ or in Mt Bethel Twp area of PA, or some other place entirely. In any event I am getting along in years, and need to solve this mystery if poiisble. I can be reached by e-mail at sweitzer@flash.net or by snail mail as John D. Sweitzer, 5008 South Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76132.
Posted 10/29/96
Contact John D. Sweitzer
LAMB - I am searhing for Lambs in the Sussex, NJ area. The only name I have is Irving W. Lamb, b. 1868; d. 1910 (married Mary Titsworth). Looking for any information on antecedents or descendants. Thank you.
Posted 4/17/97
Contact Janet Lamb
LANNING - I am looking for the parents of Ruben Lanning b. 1789 who married Sarah Groff. They left Warren in 1828 and headed west. They sold property in Mansfield Twp before they let.
Also looking for the parents, siblings and children of Joseph Groff. Joseph married Annie Cummins and they lived in Mansfield Twp. They had 10 children; Sarah who married Ruben Lanning; Kitturah who married Amos Bird; Francis Groff; and Parmelia who married Jeremiah Guest; and Susannah who married George Opdycke. I do not know who the other five were. Joseph died prior to 1828. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted 1/22/97
Contact Michelle Tognarina
LARUE - Charlotte LaRue born 1776 married Jacob SHIPMAN later moving to Lycoming county, PA. Interested in knowing more about this LARUE family.
Posted 3/23/97
Contact Werner Stanley
LARZELIER, WYCOFF - I am seeking information/descendants of WILLIAM CRAIG LARZELIER, b: 1826, d: October 24, 1893 in Hackettstown, Warren County, New Jersey,
m. 1846, MARTHA WYCOFF, b: 1822. Believe that these are the children of William Craig and Martha [Wycoff] Larzelier:
Unidentified Larzelier
Posted 5/1/97
Contact Jeanne Larzalere Bloom
LEIDY - Seeking information about Leidy family(s) living in the Knowlton/Hope township areas in late 1700's. One Paul Leidy born in 1763 followed a Peter Brugler from Knowlton twp to Columbia Co., PA in c1790's. Paul's fathers name is believed to be John. Leidy's were of German ancestory. Interested in research services of person acquainted with history of general area; time in history and German Church records of area.
Posted 4/17/97
Contact Russell W. Leidy
LEVERS - seeking info on the Levers family from Easton/Phillipsburg areas. I am descended from William Levers (b.1793) and wife Christiana SYMONS (SIMON) (b.1804-05). This William is a grandson of patriarch Robert Levers. William and Christiana had 9 children. One of them, William Price Levers (b.1822) was my great-great grandfather. William P. married Elizabeth A. RALSTON (b.1824) and also had 9 children: George (b. 1846); William R.(1849); Jehu Ward (1852); John (1854); Edward (1856); Charles West (1857); David Lincoln (1860); Wesley (1869); and Emma, who died as an infant. She and her parents are buried in Phillipsburg cemetery. Would love to swap info on these families.
Posted 11/10/96
Contact Kathie Zachares Lake
LEWIS - Seek parents and other info regarding John Lewis (b. 30 Aug 1793 Roxburgh; d. 25 Apr 1877 Allamuchy; md. abt 1817 in Roxburgh to Elizabeth ?); James Lewis (b. 13 Dec 1820 Roxburgh; md. abt 1847 Sarah Ann Coleman); Nathan Lewis (b. 6 Oct 1848 Blairstown; md. 25 Dec 1879 at Hampton Leah Elizabeth Preston).
Posted 2/7/97
Contact Diane Epperson
LOMMASON, NYE/NEIGH, NORTON, SMITH, FROOME, YOUNG, HOUGH/HOFF, TITMAN - Looking for information on the family of Thomas LOMMASON b. 1772 d. October 31, 1864 at Oxford, Warren Co., NJ. He married Hannah NYE/NEIGH on May 1, 1797 at Mansfield, Sussex Co., NJ. She was the daughter of Michael NYE, Sr. and Margaret ?. Thomas and Hannah (NYE/NEIGH) LOMMASON had children: Mary (1798-1832) m. Andrew SMITH, Andrew (1800-1876) m. Jane FROOME, Margaret (1806-1848) m. John YOUNG, Sally (?-aft 1857) m. John HOUGH/HOFF, Elizabeth (1809-1855) m. George TITMAN, Catharine M. (1812-1893) m. Henry B. NORTON, and George K. (1816-aft 1857) m. Joanna ?. My direct line is through Catherine LOMMASON and Henry B. NORTON. The LOMMASON name also appears with the spelling LOMERSON.
Posted 12/5/96
Contact Susan
MASTERSON - John J. b. abt 1849, Scotland(?), d. bef. 1910 Phillipsburg, m. Eliza Jane CALDWELL, her parents were Hugh CALDWELL and Mary DOUGHERTY, all b. Scotland? John and Eliza's children were Ella, Hugh, Mary, Anna, Phoebe, Joseph Eugene, Elsie, George, Valentine John, Thomas, all b. Phillipsburg.
More info on my "http://www.skypoint.com/~jkm" home page.
Posted 10/31/96
Contact John Matthews
MATTHIAS, MACKEY - I have been researching my family tree and the line peters out with Matthias and his wife Nancy Moon. They settled in Pickering township, Ontario canada about 1798. Nancy Moon is thought to hail from near Sussex NJ., and possibly Matthias. Matthias was born about 1765. Nothing is known of the circumstances that brought him and Nancy to Canada. I understand that there are Mackey's near Belvidere. Can you help? Any suggestions? Thanks.
Posted 3/15/97
Contact Don
McNAMARA - Would it be possible for someone to check the 1840 and 1850 census for NJ ? I
am searching for a John McNAMARA who immigrated from Ireland to NJ in 1837. I have the index for 1850 and believe he is located in Warren Co, Hope Twp pg 439. Is it possible for someone to check for me? He had a wife, Sara and at least one son, Peter.
What I would like is a naturalization record for John. I believe that I need to know what county he was in to find it. Or does NJ operate differently. Thank you for any help you can give.
Posted 2/24/97
Contact Robin Leidhecker
MORRIS, AYERS - I am seeking decendents of William Morris, probably born around 1850's, and Ella Ayers. They were probably married around 1870-1876. They had a son Robert, who died young; a son Arthur Albert Morris, b. May 6, 1877, in Warren County, NJ; and other children - number and gender unknown. Arthur was my grandfather. William died when he was a boy, possibly between 1882-1885. The family may have moved to the Nutley, Morristown, or Elizabeth areas. Cant' find records of this family in State Archives or census records. Hoping other decendents of William and Ella can fill in gaps.
Posted 11/24/96
Contact: MMHotCopy@aol.com
MURPHY, D'CAMP, QUAKERS - Lydia and Daniel Murphy no info except their daughter Hannah D' MURPHY b June 29, 1796, in NJ, married John Marsh D'Camp b August 25, 1792, NJ, married February 21, 1814, in NJ...they were quakers and had 4 children in NJ before transfering from the Hardwick, NJ Quakers, in 1823, to Elk Quakers in Ohio, probably Preble County. Do you know where I might get Quaker meeting records on them?
Posted 3/2/97
Contact Nina Mack
PETTY, NIXON, TITSWORTH, BODINE, ANDERSON & STEWART - Searching for descendants of John Thornton Petty (1829-1902) and Hester Nixon (1830-1874). Born in Warren co. NJ, they both died in central Illinois. His parents were William Petty (1803-1883) and
Effie Titsworth (1810-1882) and her parents were George Nixon (1804-1827??) and Mary Bodine (d. 1832, Warren co NJ). Effie Titsworth Petty's parents were William Titsworth (1786-1837) and Susannah Anderson (1788-1875). George Nixon's parents were Francis Nixon (abt. 1769- bfr. 1832) and Elizabeth Stewart.
Posted 1/5/97
Contact Anne Laurie Smith
PFANNENSCHLAG - I am looking for family living in Phillipsburg around 1930 surname Pfannenschlag. J.Pfanneschlag,Alfred,Leo,Emma German orig. Also surname Kissellback maybe related
Posted 1/15/97
Contact Catherine Pouliot
READ or REED - I would like to contact persons researching the READ or REED family in Warren Co,NJ. Is Isaac READ living in Oxford,Warren,NJ, 1830 census, the father of Iva or Effie READ that married John WRIGHT in 1828 at Oxford?
Posted 3/2/97
Contact Blendia Nawrocki
REIMER - Researching Ballard, Lucas, Griffin, Perham, Monroe,Porter, Reimer, and
many more....
Contact Keith Reimer
ROLLE, ROSENBERG(ER) Seeking names of parents, siblings of George F. ROSENBERG(ER), b. 13 DEC 1821 Germany, d. 5 OCT 1910 Phillipsburg, Warren Co, NJ, and his wife Rosina ROLLE, b. 14 JUL 1825 Germany, d. 10 DEC 1893 Phillipsburg, Warren Co., NJ; burial St. James Lutheran Churchyard
Posted 11/17/96
Contact Noelle Van Pulis
ROSEBERRY - The ROSEBERRY family from Pennsylvania migrated from New Jersey, but I need more information about the early members of the family. MICHAEL ROSEBERRY AND HIS SON ELIZAH MICHAEL are my branches of the ROSEBERRY family tree. I know that they came from the town of Phillipsburg,N.J., but little else. I would appreciate any information about the ROSEBERRY family---- especially when they came to this country, and from what country they came? Any information I could share I would gladly do so for further information about the members of my family from N.J.Thank you for taking the time to read my message.
Posted 4/17/97
Contact Ralph B. Roseberry
SCHOOLEY, William b 16 Jul 1785 or 1789 possibly Greenwich, Warren County NJ. Seeking info on parentage. William married Margaret SCHNEIDER 12 Jul 1807 in the German Luthern Church in Easton PA. They had 10 children: Sally b 3 May 1807 m David Allen, Peter b 23 Aug 1809 M Amma Glass, William b abt 1812, Joseph Lewis b 1 Apr 1813 m Sarah BROOKS in Winneabago Co WI, Stephen Decatur b 14 May 1815 m Isabel Everitt, David b 1 Jun 1817, Maria Julian b 22 Aug 1820, Aaron b 9 Jul 1822 m Howell, Anna b 27 Aug 1825 m Andrew Nungresser and Susan b 1 Feb 1827 m Alfred Allen. William died 14 Dec 1839 and is buried in Easton PA. In 1902 the library was built on the site and the grave is now in a vault under the driveway. (Hows that for finding your ancestors at the library).
Posted 12/28/96
Contact Wayne Hollister
SHINER- Researching SHINER'S in Warren County. There were several located in Hackettstown and in other areas of the county back in the late 1700's.
Posted 3/23/97
Contact Pam Walton
SHIPMAN - SHARPENSTEIN and allied families of Warren county Many of the ancestors are buried at the "Straw Church" cemetery aka St.James Lutheran Church cemetery.
Posted 3/23/97
Contact Werner Stanley
SNOVER/ADAIR - I have some info. on early 1730's Snover line in Warren Co.,N.J. I don't know from 'whence they came' or who some of their spouses were. I have an obit that says William Snover mrrd.Elisabeth Jane Adair/Adare, 1 Dec.1832 in Sussex Co., "N.Y."(probably N.J.). I haven't been able to locate a record of the marriage,however.They had one son ,William, before they moved west, eventually they show up in Hamilton Co.,Ill. on the 1850 census. Any & all info. will be appreciated & I will share any info. that I have.
Posted 1/14/97
Contact Carolyn Ryherd Green
Researching the SNYDER family of Warren(Sussex), NJ. Would like to correspond with descendents of Cristoffer SCHNEIDER & Katrina.
Posted 1/30/97
Contact Joan Sickles
STALEY/STAHL line residing in Hartwick, Warren Co., NJ. Jacob and Margareth (?) STALEY/STAHL had daughter, Magdalene B. January 9, 1789,in Hardwick. The family later moved onto Sussex Co., and had the following children: Abraham, Johannes, George, Catarina
Posted 1/5/97
Contact Janet M. Hradsky
STEWART, James - Wanted information about Captain JAMES STEWART (1737-1819), 5th New Jersey Volunteers (Loyalist). He had a farm and tavern in Greenwich Township. In 1785 he went to Nova Scotia and from there to England. His children include: Rebecca Melick, Eleanor Stevens, and ? Lowrey.
Posted 11/8/96
Contact Kathy Carlson
STIFF - Looking for info and descendants of Richard Stiff and Sarah Bell both buried Hope Union Cemetery Looking for anyone with info on Isaac Bell family, he married Kezaih.Corwin c 1781 Also John Stiff family he had children in Warren cty by 1777. and also Joseph Corwin (1724-1805) father of Keziah Corwin. Joseph was descendant of George corwin who was sherrif at time of Witch Hunts in Salem Mass. Any info in N.J. and elsewhere. Many Descendants went to Michigan.
Posted 3/30/97
Contact R. Moore
STITES/MARTIN - Seeking marriage date/place of Samuel Stites and Martha Martin, daughter of Ephraim Martin about 1795.
Posted 1/9/97
Contact Sbocko3001@aol.com
STONE, William or Thomas - William and Sarah Stone lived in Harmony or Greenwich Twp. according to a 1860 census. It showed children as Thomas B(enton) age 5 and Rebecca. Nothing in 1870. But in 1880 Thomas had married and moved to Durham PA with wife Mary Ann, who left him shortly after that (divorce?). In 1895 Thomas moved to Morristown, NJ. He died in 1931. Looking for any info on William or Sarah (parents names?) or Thomas (between 1854-1895). If you are related I will be glad to share a lot of information on Thomas after he moved back to NJ. His life before that is a complete mystery.
Posted 10/17/96
Contatct Richard Haycook
STOUT - I am researching all the Stout families in Warren County. Will gladly share my data with other researchers.
Posted 10/19/96
Contact Jim Stout
SUTTON - Looking to link-up with anyone searching or having information the the SUTTON family in Warren county. The majority of the family who resided in the county between 1700-1880 were descendants of William Sutton of Piscataway. Am attempting to close many holes existing in my current research of individuals in Warren county.
Posted 11/24/96
Contact Dennis Sutton
THORN (E) - Seeking information on a John D. Thorn(e) and wife Hannah who lived in Warren County in 1840s. Their son, Garner Cline Thorn(e) was born at Belvidere in about 1843. Any information will be appreciated.
Posted 2/1/97
Contact Ruby Coleman
TICE - Abraham Simmons and Margaret Wilson. Abraham was born 1853 in Communipaw, Bergen Twnshp, Hudson Co., NJ., son of John ( an oysterman) and Jane. Margaret was born in England of Irish parents.
James W. Tice, b. March 24, 1871 in Oxford, Oxford Twnship, Warren Co.
Stephen Tice b. Feb. 25, 1877 in Cleveland, Ohio
Elizabeth Tice b. Feb. 3, 1879 in Cleveland, Ohio
John Tice b. Nov. 13, 1882 in Cleveland, Ohio,
Margaret Tice b. March 28, 1885 in Cleveland, Ohio, died Nov. 6, 1933 in New York, N.Y.
This family was was no longer listed in the Cleveland city directory after 1885.
Elizabeth and Margaret are in NYC before 1898. I cannot find the rest of the family after 1885.
Posted 2/7/97
Contact Patricia Schneider
TINSMAN - Looking for any Tinsman in Warren, Hunterdon or Sussex County
Posted 11/20/96
TITSWORTH, TIETSOORT - Looking to share information on Titsworths (Tietsoorts) from NJ and/or NY (Sussex, NJ/Port Jervis/Schenectady, NY). Am especially interested in marriage of Mary Titsworth (b. about 1875) to Irving W. Lamb.
Posted 4/17/97
Contact Janet Lamb
WALTER, CRESS - Searching for place of residence of Henry Walter, b. 1778, and wife Catherine Cress, b. 1788. They were said to be "from Warren Co. NJ" when they moved into PA about 1830. Children born in NJ were: Margaret, b. 1807; Jacob W., b. 1810; Michael, b. 1813; John C., b. 1815; Henry H., b. 1818; Selinda, b. 1819; William, b. 1820; Mary Ann, b. 1823;
Catherine, b. 1825 and Elizabeth, b. 1827.
Posted 11/7/96
Contact Ken Walter
WALTERHOUSE or WATERHOUSE - both spellings used. Seeking any information on the family of Nathan Walterhouse b abt 1715 d abt 1790 who had a farm in Hardwick township. His will is dated 25 Sept 1788. Had sons Nathan, Asa, Elkanah, John and Gideon ; Daughters Ester and Mary. His wife was Sarah.
Posted 5/1/97
Contact Jim Kennedy
WARNE - The family I am interested in is John Warne, born 1793, in NJ. He married Sarah Stires on Feb. 14, 1818 in Hunterdon County, NJ. They eventually left NJ for Michigan, then Illinois. At least two of their seven children were born in NJ: Daniel A. (12/8/1820) and Taylor A. (1817) - Daniel would have been my Great, Great, Great(?), Grandfather.
I have seen the name spelled Warne and Warn.
I found an article that said John Warne moved to Warren County, NJ, where he bought a farm and opened a general store and hotel for the next 15 years. He was also a genreal contractor and contracted to excavate part of the Morris Canal. It also mentiones that he was a surveyor and served as justice of the peace. Then in 1831 he moved to Michigan and tought school.
I heard that a deceased aunt was in the DAR and I have written to them for assistance. I understand that "Seth Warner" is a relative that she had researched, but her documentation was never passed along to family and, I believe, step-children didn't keep it.
Posted 2/9/97
There is no email address - please respond by mail.
Christine Hubbard 1626 Plantation Drive, Richmond, TX 77469
WARNE - I am looking for the parents of Joseph Clark Warne, who was born on June 14 1807, in Warren Co. N.J. He was married in Muskingum Co. Ohio on Aug 25, 1836 to Mary Ann Cussins.
Posted 3/15/97
Contact Bonnie Clark
WELLER, SHARPS, MUTCHLER, BRODT, KIEFER - I am looking for information and persons related to these names. The heads of these families are George Weller, died 1790's, John Sharps (Scharfenstien) died 1750's, ANY Mutchlers, Samuel Brod (Brodt) and Leonardt Kiefer.
Posted 1/14/97
Contact John O'Brien
WIDNER - Need information on James WIDNER of Oxford Township, Warren County. James married Catharine (maiden name unknown) and had at least seven children: Rebecca Ann b.abt.1834; William J. b.1836 m.Diane Raub; John b.1840; Margaret b.abt.1843; Lewis b.abt.1844; James b.1846; Eugene b.abt.1853. James appears in the 1830, 1840 and 1850 census but I cannot identify his parents. A Henry Widner also appears in the 1830 census living four houses away from James and may be a brother. Is anyone else working on the Widner family? I will share all additional information in my possession.
Posted 11/28/96
Contact Dick Musselman
WILLIAMS, BROKAW, GRIEGER - I have been trying to trace back my heirtage in Belvidere with what information I have accumalated so far. I need documation of all family members that I can get, back to Charles T. Williams, so I can prove my greatgreat grandmother or her motherin law, which would be charles wife, is of indian heirtage. I'm enclosing whatever information I have.
Grandmother: Elizabeth L. Geiger born June 22, 1889; Siblings: Arthur born 1881; Ruby born oct. 23, 1892; William born nov. 23, 1883
Great-grandmother: Anna F. Williams born 1862
Great-great-grandparents Jeremiah Williams & Jane Brokaw Married nov. 6, 1858 (I believe, this is the indian ancestery, Jane Brokaw.)
Great-great-great-grandfather; Charles T. Williams; Wife unknown
My objective is to get documation of baptismal, birth, or marriage certificates.
I have to find proof of Jeremiah wife, Jane Brokaw, or his mother being of indian heirtage and what tribe. I would appreciate any information.
Posted 11/19/96
Sonia Elliott, P.O. Box 831, Marshalls Creek, PA. 18335 (No email address)
WILLSON/DRAKE - Samuel Willson 11 - moved to Great Meadows with other Quaker families in 1747. His son Samuel Willson 111 came came to Great Meadows with his parents in 1747, and he was born in Quakertown, Hunterdon Co. in 1738. John Willson was born in Hardwick in 1771 and married Rachael Drake about 1793. Any information about any of these people would be most welcome and very much appreciated.
Posted 10/19/96
Contact Mary Francis
WINANS - I am looking for further information on the Winans families that lived in Warrenville in the !860's. I have census information that shows John L. and Sarah Winans living there with children Sarah, Hannah and John.
Next to them lived: Isaac and Sarah Winans, with children Truman Bilyew and Clarence.
(John L. Winans is my great great grandfather and Hannah is my great grandmother.)
Posted 5/1/97
Contact Jim LaRue
WOOLEVER/WOLEVER/WOLIVER - Elisha, m. WOODRUFF, Keiah bet. 1819-1830. Date of marriage if possible. Divorced record if possible, or if there is one.
WOLIVER, Elisha, m. Christina abt. 1840.
Posted 10/22/96
Contact TEBOVIL@aol.com
WOOLEVER - I am working on the Woolever family from Warren County about 1838 when they moved to Hocking County, Ohio.
Posted 2/14/97
Contact Bobby O. Brown
WRIGHT - READ - John Wright, born 1806 and Effa Read, born 1812
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Posted 2/9/97
Contact Blendia Nawrocki
ZIEGLER - Ludwig b. abt 1840, Heidelberg, DEU, naturalized 1886. Warren Co., died in Phillipsburg, m. Katherine --- b. abt 1840 Baden Baden, DEU, d. 1912 Warren Co. Ludwig (assumed the name Lewis) and Katherine's children were Henry Justis and Daniel Ludwig,
both b. DEU.
More info on my "http://www.skypoint.com/~jkm" home page.
Posted 10/31/96
Contact John Matthews

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